360° Coverage : Atlanta to Host Black Women In Jazz Awards

1 Updates
Atlanta to Host Black Women In Jazz Awards

Atlanta to Host Black Women In Jazz Awards

Feb 16 2014, 12:26pm CST | by

Inaugural ceremony to take place at Rialto Center for the Arts, Georgia State University.

Atlanta, GA, February 16, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Black Women In Jazz and Fine Arts Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, March 1, 7:00 p.m. EST at the Rialto Center for the Arts, Atlanta,...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

35 weeks ago

Atlanta to Host Black Women In Jazz Awards

Feb 16 2014, 12:26pm CST | by

Inaugural ceremony to take place at Rialto Center for the Arts, Georgia State University.

Atlanta, GA, February 16, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Black Women In Jazz and Fine Arts Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, March 1, 7:00 p.m. EST at the Rialto Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA it's publicist announced today.

The Association will recognize merit and excellence and present more than 30 awards including its Education & Youth Empowerment through Music Award, and The Lifetime Achievement Award.

"The red carpet, black tie awards ceremony will feature celebrity presenters, musicians, producers, writers, and musical performances by emerging female artists who are both beloved, and exceptionally talented," stated Fran Briggs, Community Relations Director for Black Women In Jazz. "They will be dynamically recognized for their abilities, contributions, and distinguished achievement. It's going to be a historical and absolutely unforgettable evening for all."

The Fine Arts category includes the best of painting, sculpture, carving, photography, videography, multimedia, animation, dance, music, drama, acting, cinema and writing.

The Performing Arts category also has depth and includes Best Black Female Clarinet Player, Best Black Female Guitarist, Best Black Female Keyboard Player/Pianist, Best Black Female Jazz Vocalist, Best Black Female Band, and 2014 Black Female "Rising Star" Jazz Artist.

A limited number of tickets are available for purchase. To reserve, visit https://tickets.rialtocenter.org. Alternatively, individuals and groups planning to attend the awards gala may call the Rialto Center box office, (404-413-9849). For sponsorship opportunities, please visit http://www.bwijawards.com/sponsorship-opportunities.php .

About Black Women In Jazz

The Black Women In Jazz Association (BWIJA) promotes, inspires and recognizes merit and excellence of Black women in the fields of jazz and fine arts. It was founded in 2013. It was created to assist in meeting the needs of women in jazz professionals such as vocalists, instrumentalists, composers, and producers. The non profit trade association's mission is to advance the interests and promote the talents of artists. Through networking events, education, training, seminars, workshops, award galas, features, interviews, concerts and of the like, BWIJ strives to ensure that women are honored as a vital part of the past, present, and future of jazz. BWIJ honors the contributions that black female musicians and related industries, worldwide.

Contact Information:
Black Women In Jazz
Fran Briggs
206.279.0818
Contact via Email
http://www.bwijawards.com

Read the full story here: http://www.pr.com/press-release/542711

Press Release Distributed by PR.com

Source: PR.com

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/29" rel="author">PR.com</a>
PR.com press-releases.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

China stocks open higher
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened higher Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index opening at 2,346.05 points, up 4.87 points, or 0.21 percent.
 
 
US defence department to create medical team for Ebola
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The US Department of Defense said Sunday the military is creating a 30-member team which will be tasked with providing emergency assistance in case of Ebola virus infection in the country.
 
 
Israel's Tamar gas field to sell gas to Egypt
Jerusalem, Oct 20 (IANS) Israel's Tamar gas field announced Sunday they have signed a bid to sell at least five billion cubic meters of natural gas over three years to private consumers in Egypt.
 
 
Liberian president calls for global support to fight Ebola
Monrovia, Oct 20 (IANS) Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Sunday called on the international communities to join the country to fight the Ebola virus disease.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Bush shoe-tossing painting hits record at Doha auction
Doha, Oct 15 (IANS/EFE) A controversial painting by Iranian artist Mahmud Obaidi, depicting an Iraqi journalist throwing shoe in 2008 at then US president George W. Bush, was sold for $62,500 at a Sotheby's auction in...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
US offers $45 mn bounty for eight terror leaders
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The US said Tuesday it is offering rewards totalling up to 45 million dollars for information on eight key leaders of the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorist organisation. The...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
UNSC extends peacekeeping mission's term in Abyei
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has renewed the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Abyei border region between Sudan and South Sudan. In an unanimously adopted resolution, the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO
Geneva, Oct 15 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week by the first week of December. "Quite frankly, ladies and...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Turkey, Singapore sign strategic partnership agreement
Ankara, Oct 15 (IANS) Turkey and Singapore have signed a strategic partnership agreement to boost economic, political and cultural cooperation, as well as security collaboration, during the official visit of...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Christina Aguilera is returning to 'The Voice' USA
Christina Aguilera will return to 'The Voice' USA next year. The 'Your Body' hitmaker, who previously shared a rotating spot on the judging panel with Shakira, has been replaced by Gwen Stefani this season as she is...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kesha's music producer hits back
Kesha is being countersued by her record company boss, Dr. Luke. The 41-year-old music producer, who runs Kemosabe Records, claims the 27-year-old 'Tik Tok' singer is a liar and is trying to extort him after she accused...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Jason Derulo won't get back together with Jordin Sparks
Jason Derulo insists his split from Jordin Sparks is permanent. The 'Talk Dirty' hitmaker, who recently ended his relationship with the 'No Air' singer after three years of dating, has ruled out getting back together...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Josh Groban feels 'very lucky' to be dating Kat Dennings
Josh Groban feels ''very lucky'' to be dating Kat Dennings. The 'Brave' hitmaker was very nervous before singing in front of the '2 Broke Girls' actress for the first time at the Carousel of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills,...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Australian Richard Flanagan wins 2014 Man Booker prize
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The first Man Booker prize to allow American nominees was Tuesday night won by an Australian, with Richard Flanagan triumphing for a novel of love and war that tells the harrowing stories of...
Read more on Celebrity Balla